Optometrist Dr. Cari Cannon
Optometrist Dr. Cari Cannon graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts in 2004 and has been an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Massachusetts Society of Optometry (MSO) since 2000. She has sat on the MSO Executive Board as Chairperson for the City of Boston since 2007. Dr. Cannon became a member of Vision Source in 2005, a premier group of private Optometrists across the United States and Canada.
Dr. Cannon received specialty training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida where she actively treated children and adults with strabismus (eye turns), amblyopia (lazy eye which can lead to blindness), eye movement disorders, and the multi-handicapped.
In 2002, Dr. Cannon helped provide vision to the indigent population of Ometepe, Nicaragua with the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH). VOSH is an outreach organization which strives to supply eye care and eyeglasses to people in need around the world and ultimately eliminate avoidable blindness.
Prior to becoming an Optometrist, Dr. Cannon achieved a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry at California State University in Fullerton, California in 1997. Upon graduation, she acquired a position as an analytical chemist, examining the Southern California air quality for the South Coast Air Quality District. She has also worked as a research associate at Baxter Hyland-Immuno Pharmaceuticals in California.
Dr. Cannon established Cannon Eyecare in 2005 in West Roxbury.
Optometrist Dr. Dalia Elkassabany
Dr. Dalia Elkassabany is a TPA licensed Optometrist in the state of Massachusetts. Dr. Elkassabany graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, where she trained at a number of clinics including Bedford Veterans Affairs Hospital, South End Community Health Center, and the University of Maryland Hospital.
After graduation, Dr. Elkassabany completed a residency at the Veteran Affairs Hospital in Long Beach, California, specializing in Ocular Disease with a concentration in Low Vision and Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation. Through her specialized training in brain injury care, Dr. Elkassabany has a strong background in diagnosing oculomotor dysfunctions and designing individualized visual therapy plans for patients.
Dr. Elkassabany grew up in Maryland just outside Washington DC and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland. In her free time, Dr. Elkassabany enjoys hiking and spending time with friends and family.